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CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
. guest: delighted. >> live pictures from the white house briefing room as we await president obama. he's coming to hold a news conference with reporters. we expect a president to cover a range of issues on this 100th day of his second term. we will be opening our phone lines after words. we do expect the president about some of the recent threats from north korea, u.s. payments to afghan president hamid karzai, and recent congressional showdowns the president has faced on curbing the violence, and the sequester, all those things we expect to come up here during this news conference, which we expect to start in a few minutes. we just got the two minute warning. quickly, the president will come to the east room later in the white house to announce a new private-sector jobs initiative for veterans and military spouses. he will be joined in the east room by the first lady, vice president joe biden, along with dr. jill biden. that announcement at 11:45 eastern. it may be pushed because of this news conference this morning. but we will have live coverage here on c-span when it gets under
CSPAN
May 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
moment ere on c-span. >> president obama set to appear here in the east room of the white house in just a moment making a couple of staff nominations. congressman mel watt districting the finance agency and replacing julius genachowski is the chair of the f.c.c. would be tom wheeler who is the former president of the national cable television. homeland security chair announced today that they have set a date for hearings to taking place, examining the boston bombings and implications for homeland security. that is scheduled for may 9. witnesses include the boston police commission davis and senator joe lieberman of connecticut. that is next thursday starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern. we will likely cover that. from the associated press today, three more people in custody accused of helping the bombers afterwards. that is according to massachusetts governor deval patrick. two have been held in jail for more than a week on allegations they violated their student veesass, the identity of the third suspect has not been released. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states a
CSPAN
May 2, 2013 10:00am EDT
. span.org. you're looking at video from a short time ago, president obama departing the white house for a three-day trip to mexico and costa rica. he will meet with president -- enrique pena nieto. tomorrow, the president will meet with central american aaders and will attend business conference on saturday. he is back in washington on sunday. before leaving the white house this morning he made two personnel announcements tonouncing penny pritzker head the commerce department. he also tapped michael from and to be an extra representative, replacing ron kirk, retired in february. reaction from the nominations of the chair of the senate finance committee, max baucus. and about the pritzker nomination -- up live in about 20 minutes or so, the woodrow wilson center here in washington, u.s. special forces operator will be in the craven. the event will also include a state department official for afghanistan and pakistan. we will have that for you live starting at 12:30 eastern. ,efense secretary chuck hagel you will notice is -- he will meet with his counterparts this weekend in england. repor
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. >> [japanese translation] >> thank you. >> a short time ago at the white house president obama announced his choice of charlotte, north carolina mayor anthony fox as the head of the transportation department, replacing outgoing secretary ray lahood. still needs senate confirmation. mayor for 40d as years. he would not seek reelection because he wanted to see -- because he wanted to spend time with his family. you can see the announcement in our library on c-span.org. coming up a debate for the first congressional debate between mark sanford and elizabeth busch. that will be live on c-span beginning at 7:00 p.m. eastern. ando congressmen ed markey -- tomorrow is the democratic primary for that race and the special election will take place june 25. the two face-off in a final debate. here is a portion. i am the principal loss -- the principal author of the legislation. of thee author legislation that moves to ensuring that chemical plants, for example, are more protected within our country. a thing werecords tried our best to work hard. being they ends up law of the united states
CSPAN
May 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. the obama administration -- i know they are working with this inside the white house to do a better job explaining the legality of the program, who they are targeting, why it is lawful, and why the rest of the world should in fact agree with what they are doing. in a moment i would be happy to get into the more of the legal details, but that is where we are right now. >> thanks, john. >> thanks, mike, and thank you very much to the bipartisan policy center for having this event and inviting me. let me start out in the spirit of the center with agreeing with a lot of what john bellinger has said. the targeted killing program has profoundly important legal and policy questions, and the debate is crippled because we do not actually have a lot of the information that we need in order to determine the full extent of where the program is being carried out, how, against two, with what investigation, and what measures to prevent harm to civilians. let me also start out with another point of agreement. often a straw man is created, the idea that -- as a legal matter, i don't think drones are
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 9:00am EDT
speaker there is senator ted cruz from texas. c-span's road to the white house 2016 coverage gets underway live tonight at 7:30 p.m. eastern. president obama on the second to of his three-day trip latin america spoke to students about how to be added to its of some americans toward mexicans have tapped into stereotypes and called for greater unity moving forward. >> despite all the bonds we share and the people who claim heritage on both sides, our attitudes sometimes hold to those stereotypes. thisamericans always see depicted in violations of border crossing. and let's a minute. many mexicans feel that america disrespects mexico or is trying to impose itself on mexican sovereignty. in both countries, such distortions create misunderstandings. they make it harder for us to move forward together. i have come to mexico to say i think it is important to recognize some realities. including the impressive comrades that we have in mexico. [applause] president's of the remarks earlier today. you can see the entire event tonight in prime time or you can watch it anytime on our website at www.c-sp
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 1:00pm EDT
, and chair of the white house council of economic advisers. starts in just a couple of moments and we will have it live. president obama held a news conference today. he answered questions on syria, the boston marathon bombings, and relations with congress. you can see it tonight at it :00 eastern. and then at night, clarence tyrus thomas0, spoke with students. how his views have changed over the course of his life. here is a look. >> i never called myself conservative. that was another put down in the 1980's when they started naming us black conservatives to show we were like some vile thing. but we did not call ourselves anything. we were people trying to think about very difficult things and offer a point of view. suddenly there was a prescribed point of view. i found that fascinating, if people were told they could only go to one neighborhood, that is wrong. keep -- to is ok to tell people you have to think certain things. that is bizarre. , i was never politically involved. i do not like politics. things.about i think about philosophies or ideology or things that happen in societ
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